Over the past two weeks, my family has been subjected to vile language, accusations, and threats as a result of our decision to post a "Yes on Prop. 8" sign in our yard.
At the start of World War II, my father was a young teenager going to a boy's boarding school.
I don't know Nicole Pyburn of Castaic who wrote the Letter to the Editor on Oct. 24 ("Don't we Christians eat pork?") but I know she's my new hero.
Since recorded history began, human society has used marriage as a means to create families which can procreate and protect and train the offspring.
I recently moved to the SCV from Oklahoma, and I was not sure what to expect out here on the left coast.
We at PFLAG do not have the money to run a full-page ad, but here are some things I would like you to know: Prop. 8 is simple. It changes the state Constitution, preventing marriage for gays.
The big question is: If the educators in their TV ads, mail, etc., are saying that a "yes" vote on Prop. 8 will not affect the schools, why are they spending more than $1 million in union dues to fight it?
What most people fail to take into consideration in the Prop. 8 debate is that it was God who initiated and defined marriage, not man.
The question is whether we as a society are going to radically redefine the institution of marriage. It's not about my personal marriage, but the effects on our children, nation, and future generations.
Why is it that people are always against gays? They do nothing to you at all. They are just like you and me and they just want to live their lives and be with the people they love.
Recently at Central Park my civil rights were violated by someone opposed to Proposition 8. I parked my car in the parking lot and went off to watch my kids practice.
God himself created the institution of marriage in the book of Genesis.
Those attending the William S. Hart High School District's Disaster Preparedness Summit on Tuesday took the time out of their busy schedules to ensure they and their families are ready for the next earthquake, flood and wildfire.
If you're curious about the Todd and Sarah Palin decade-long involvement in the Alaska Independence Party, here's a sampling from the AIP's Web site:
Even during the original ratifications, implementation of procedures and policies in our government faced changes to the Constitution (or Articles of Confederation, March 1, 1781).
Rocket Collins, 13 seasons as boys head basket coach at Valencia High School, has been relieved of his position.
Gary Horton's June 4 column "Embracing a fire that still burns us today" is his most articulate column yet, and is so right on!
The entire liberal edifice rests upon the premise that the unrestrained free market doesn't work in meeting certain essential societal needs.
It was just so exciting to read how the White House and EPA will save the planet despite those nasty and ridiculous global warming and climate change deniers.
Regarding Bowe Bergdahl's release in exchange for five terrorists, when this soldier enlisted in the Army, he knew the challenges ahead of him in military life, and one of those challenges was the possibility of capture by the enemy.
Let's stipulate that both sides of the political spectrum want the best for others (a fair assumption, especially since both sides insist that is so).
As Hillary Clinton prepares for her Democratic coronation as the next Democratic presidential candidate, she's decided to try dealing with the inconvenience of the Benghazi tragedy through her new book.
Recently on my daily walk with the dogs I really noticed how much trash is being discarded on our streets and in the gutters.
Perhaps the most difficult task to make a financial living at is that of being a poet. Yet, if one is great enough and has a measure of luck - like Maya Angelou - it is not impossible.
I read with interest the article in the May 26 issue of The Signal ("Pavley's bill would change charter school law") about the bill introduced by California Sen. Fran Pavley regarding charter schools.
Historically we are a violent people and mankind's history throughout the world demonstrates that we are violent. Laws passed protect us all from violence. But laws alone can't eliminate violence.
In Charlie Vignola's column ("Sensible about gun control," May 20) Vignola is basically making the intellectually flaccid argument that guns cause their own misuse.
Why do we not get fine films out here in SCV?